Hoard

I think I did rather well, don’t you? Wishing you and yours a magical Christmas Day. 

The Frustrated Gardener, December 25th 2015.

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  1. Happy Christmas to you and Alex from us here in a very warm New York – 72 degrees yesterday on Christmas Eve – almost tropical! Anne Parker and Sylvia (me) and Ben Pocock.

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  2. I would have left my poor geraniums in the garden and had gorgeous red blooms this Christmas : ) if I knew the forecast for Ottawa, Canada : ) was going to be this warm; 7 degrees for Christmas Day! Enjoy the books and have A Merry Christmas.

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  3. Oh, you are a devil. I’ve just been to Amazon to order Great Gardens of London (I know Victoria slightly and the Cotswolds book is a fav) and am now treating myself to a long list of must haves, including The Irish Garden, by Jane Powers, which won GMG’s Inspirational Book of the Year Award just a few weeks ago. It’s easier to justify such expenses at the end of the year because they’re tax deductible, but even still…ouch!

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    1. I am so sorry for putting temptation in your path Marian! I topped my Amazon wish list up yesterday with ‘The Gardener’s Guide to Weather and Climate’ and ‘Secret Gardens’ by Alain Le Toquin. Happily I have a birthday coming up 🙂

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  4. I received those pruners in my stocking! Santa must read your blog. You will need to give book reviews please. I had not heard of the London one. I just put in a big order on Abebooks for a number of books that were reviewed somewhere else. Like another poster mentioned, we do not get many of these books in Canada, but they are shipped rather quickly.

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    1. Hi Lisa. I can thoroughly recommend Great Gardens of London. I am rather embarrassed to admit that I may as well live in Ontario given how many of them I’m unfamiliar with! I need to get out more. I can also let you into a little secret that I am 70% of the way through a ‘Frustrated Gardener Recommends’ booklist that I have been working on for the last month or so. It lists all my favourite gardening books and why I consider them indispensable. I hope you might find it useful. Should be published (as a new page) by early next week if I crack on. Enjoy those pruners!

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